5 unique shops for streetwear in New York
Sneaker connoisseurs from all over the world know to come here for the latest releases. This innovative brand has become a New York streetwear staple. They even have their own section at Bergdorf Goodman. The Soho shop is creatively designed and provides a unique shopping experience with milkshakes and ice cream. The whole family can take part because the multifunctional brand has men’s, women’s and kids’ clothing.
2) Mr. Throwback
Vintage haven for sports enthusiasts. This nostalgic shop has 1980s and 1990s sports apparel, sneakers, video games and toys. Mr. Throwback started out at flea markets, making a name for himself as an expert in his field, and then set up shop in the East Village. Shop for original 90s Starter jackets, NBA Champion jerseys, Chalk Line jackets and other memorabilia.
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3) Only NY
Shop like a New Yorker. This streetwear brand collaborates with city institutions like the MTA and New York Magazine. Only NY is where you shop if you want people to stop and ask, “Where did you get that?”. In addition to teaming up with local artists and brands, the shop has its own widely recognized line that changes with each season.
4) Sneak Ez
New York City streetwear designed by a real New Yorker. Sneak Ez consistently delivers with fun collaborations, an inhouse line and now a coffee shop. The subtle designs and quality materials speak for themselves. Shop, grab a coffee and meet like-minded streetwear enthusiasts. Make sure to say hello to the mascot, MJ.
5) Billionaire Boys Club
From the moment you enter you just know this shop is as unique as Pharrel Williams himself. In 2003, the rapper and record producer teamed up with Japanese designer Nigo, and the two created a globally recognized lifestyle brand. Marrying streetwear and luxury, the shop carries an in-house line and brands like Comme des Garcons and Rizzoli books. Their focus is always on authenticity and culture.
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